Manage team to ensure smooth and continuous operations in manufacturing.
Key Responsibilities :
Manage supervisors, people managers, and / or experienced professionals / SMEs and / or oversee the work of one or more areas, functionalities, and / or locations in with increased complexity.
Drive manufacturing culture, engage staff morale, and ensure employees' safety. Provide recommendations and implement workforce planning
Responsible for achieving and / or exceeding critical manufacturing operations metrics (e.g., P vs A, yields, cycle times, absorption, LIFR) while ensuring inventory coverage and tactical execution of business objectives with cross-functional teams
Manage plant operations including execution of build plans and maintaining adequate line capacity with ability to resolve and prevent diverse and complex issues while meeting cost and quality targets
Develop a robust talent development plan in alignment with functional growth strategies of the department.
Lead the negotiation on solutions and reaching consensus with cross-functional groups to drive business line continuity and / or continuous improvement of manufacturing areas
Plan and manage multiple complex manufacturing projects (e.g., BEx initiatives and plant projects) with the accountability for successful completion of all project deliverables to the business within established schedule, scope, and quality objectives.
Lead in identifying risk, developing mitigation strategies, alternative solutions, resolving issues, etc. in collaboration with cross functional groups.
Lead efforts to optimize business processes and systems by assessing business needs and developing, proposing and implementing technology solution options
Act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in business processes in the area of responsibility. Define effective and efficient business process workflow, including process modifications in partnership with stakeholders
Other incidental duties : Ensure high level execution and planning for the Annual Operating Plan
Education and Experience :
Bachelor's Degree in in related field skill levels exceeding the requirements of the Manager Required and
Demonstrated track record in operations management Required
Experience working in a regulated industry Preferred
Additional Skills :
Proven successful project management leadership skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including advanced Excel and manufacturing systems (e.g. JDE)
Excellent documentation and communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills with ability to drive achievement of objectives
Expert understanding of manufacturing procedures while identifying applications of functional knowledge and existing methodologies to complex problems
Expert understanding of related aspects of manufacturing processes and / or systems
Expert knowledge of financial acumen as it relates to manufacturing
Demonstrated ability to manage one or more teams and provide coaching and feedback, including responsibility for all employee actions including hire / fire authority and partnering with HR on all aspects of employee relations
Ability to develop and integrate metrics into the projects and operations that clearly demonstrate the value of manufacturing to the business
Expert understanding of Capacity and Planning Analysis
Expert knowledge of Process Validation
Knowledge and adherence to applicable regulatory requirements (e.g., ISO 13485, ISO14001)
Strict attention to detail
Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels and proactively escalate issues to appropriate levels of management in the organization
Ability to work and excel within a fast paced, dynamic, and constantly changing work environment
Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing concepts and Six Sigma
Frequently interacts with internal and external management and senior-level stakeholders concerning projects, operational decisions, scheduling requirements, and / or contractual clarifications
Lead briefings and technical meetings for internal and external representatives
Require the ability to change the thinking of, or gain acceptance from others in sensitive situations, without damage to the relationship
Dedicated to quality client service and pro-active and responsive to client needs.
Develop peer, cross functional and cross business relationships to maximize best practice sharing and team effectiveness.
Provide leadership and direction to cross-functional teams to successfully implement global enterprise systems and related solutions
Develop relationships and leverage them to influence change
Support and solicit input from team members at all levels
Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence / control